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CNC Machinist

Job Title: CNC Machinist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North Yorkshire
Salary: £25,000
Reference: #2573
Contact Name: James Field
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 16, 2021 14:59

Job Description

Job Title: CNC Machinist

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £25k + Shift Allowance 



The CNC Machinist activities span the following key areas:

·    Production of machined parts by planning, programming, setting up, and operating both manual and CNC machines

·    Continual Improvement

·    Safety


Key Duties and Responsibilities


·    Plan machining operations by reading work orders, engineering drawings, specifications, and other work instructions

·    Resolving issues or queries with drawings or other work instructions

·    Programming CNC lathes and milling machines

·    Proving programs and other first-off operations

·    Setting and operating both manual and CNC machine tools

·    Ensuring accurate routing data and other issues are recorded

·    Organising and maintaining both tools and the working environment to achieve efficient operations

·    Working with the Shift Team Leader to continually push machine operations for the best productivity


Continual Improvement

·    Ongoing assessment of machining processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements

·    Identifying new working methods, tooling, or other systems that may improve efficiency

·    Identify Lean and 5S opportunities



·    Knowledge and understanding of hazards, PPE requirements, and emergency procedures

·    Responsible for house-keeping of allocated work areas

·    Promote adherence to the Health and Safety Policy, for example:

o    Reporting near misses and accidents

o    Point of work risk assessments and method statements


·    Adherence to the manufacturing processes and procedures to support consistency and quality of manufacturing work

·    Work with Production Engineer(s) and Inspectors to resolve quality issues

·    Complete self-inspection and measuring of components prior to final Inspection

Key Skills and Competencies

·    A wide range of precision machine shop skills and experience

·    A thorough understanding of engineering drawings and dimensional/geometric tolerances

·    Good organisational skills and attention to detail

·    General competency in computers, CNC machine programming, and computer-aided manufacturing tools

·    A commitment to continuous improvement

A recognised formal apprenticeship


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